Social Explorer

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Access

Off-campus users will be prompted to log in

Plugins required

Description

Social Explorer provides convenient access to several major sources of demographic data: the U.S. Decennial Census of population and housing, the American Community Survey, and data on religion from InfoGroup and the Religious Congregations and Membership Study. Social Explorer's strength is its interactive mapping tool that allows data to be easily visualized, as well as the easy creation of data extracts.

Help

Help documents and how-to videos are available from the top menu bar.

User tools and features

Users can generate custom reports and maps using the "Maps" and "Reports" tabs respectively. Creating a personal account allows the user to save reports, maps, and slideshows.

Dates covered

From 1790 to the present.

Updating frequency

Annual.

Sources

Social Explorer is an independent project that has developed its own interface to display data from the U.S. Decennial Census of population and housing, the American Community Survey, and data on religion from InfoGroup and the Religious Congregations and Membership Study.

Type of coverage

Data.

Print counterpart or
related resources

None.

Producer/content provider

Social Explorer

Vendor/electronic presentation provider

Oxford Online